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55 Pa. Code § 3280.77. Paint.

§ 3280.77. Paint.

 (a)  Peeled or damaged paint or damaged plaster is not permitted on indoor or outdoor surfaces in the child care facility.

 (b)  When indoor or outdoor surfaces are repaired or when new indoor or outdoor surfaces are painted, the paint may not contain more than .06% lead.

 (c)  A child may not be present during removal of paint from the indoor or outdoor surfaces of a facility.

 (d)  Removal, clean-up and disposal of leaded paint dust and debris shall be accomplished in a manner that avoids dispersal of dust and debris into the environment.

 (e)  Abrasive removal methods which include dry sanding, electrical sanding and sandblasting, or open flame burning, or a removal process that permits the release of leaded particulate material into the environment are prohibited.

 (f)  Dust and debris generated by removal shall be disposed of in accordance with applicable Federal, State and local regulations.

 (g)  Child care may resume when the removal process is completed and when accompanying debris is removed.

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  3280.13 (relating to waivers).

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